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Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, Singapore

On a recent trip to Singapore we decided to stay at the Mandarin Oriental, which is located on the edge of Marina Bay. This enviable location is truly superb and offers stunning, unrestricted views across the bay....

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Five Star Chutney Mary reviews
Chutney Mary, London
After visiting their Chelsea location, we were very excited to visit the newly opened Chutney Mary located in St James’s. Situated in the heart of London’s West End this is the perfect location to start your evening. We had an impeccable evening of fine Indian cuisine, the staff really understand the art of hospitality and the chef’s clearly understand the art...
Five Star Mondrian London reviews
Mondrian London, London
Having frequented their American counterparts we were excited to hear that The Mondrian brand was about to explode onto the London hotel scene. With its eclectic yet refined design, we couldn't think of a more fitting location it could encompass than the iconic Sea Containers building. The Sea Containers building sits pride of place on London's South Bank,...
Five Star Cliveden House reviews
Cliveden House, Berkshire
Staying at Cliveden House is a truly majestic experience, if you've ever dreamed of sleeping in a stately home then Cliveden is the place to relinquish that dream. From the moment you pull into the gates, you will be in awe of the acres of gardens and intriguing monuments that encompass the Cliveden Estate. After a short drive, the resplendent house emerges...
Five Star The Darling Hotel reviews
The Darling Hotel, Sydney
The Darling Hotel is located in Darling Harbour, Sydney, it's a five star hotel and a true representation of what a five star experience is all about. It was one of the first hotels in Australia to achieve the International Five Star Standard, and it's set a precedent for others to follow. The hotel makes for a welcome and relaxing break and leaves you wanting...
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We specialise in showcasing luxury hotels, upscale restaurants and life experiences, so if you are looking for the best places to visit in your favourite city, we are here to provide enlightenment; giving you more time to relax, enjoy, and indulge.

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21 November 2017
Four Star Grey reviews
Grey, Grey

During a recent stay at the Hilton Hotel in Cardiff, we decided to try out their latest addition - the Grey restaurant. This modern yet casual restaurant...

Five Star The Porch House reviews
The Porch House, The Porch House

The Porch House is part of the Brakspear Group of pubs and hotels. This hotel can be found in the charming Cotswold area of Stow-on-the-Wold. The building itself holds a wealth of historic charm and character, which was a...

Five Star Benares Restaurant reviews
Benares Restaurant, Benares Restaurant

It’s hard to know where to begin with Benares. This iconic, Michelin starred restaurant in London's Berkeley Square has remained one of my personal favourites for many years. With Indian cuisine being my one of my most desired...

Four Star 29 Park Place reviews
29 Park Place, 29 Park Place

29 Park Place restaurant can be found located in a former townhouse in Cardiff. Rather than being a restaurant geared towards a romantic dinner for two, this restaurant is more suited for a fun evening with friends. The décor...

Four Star Ten Feet Tall reviews
Ten Feet Tall, Ten Feet Tall

Ten Feet Tall is a hip cocktail bar located in the centre of Cardiff, Wales. Those who know Cardiff know that there's no shortage of bars there, but this still remains one of my personal favourites, both for the décor, which...

Five Star Regent Berlin reviews
Regent Berlin, Regent Berlin

The Regent Hotel is located in the centre of Berlin, just a stone’s throw from the beautiful Gendarmenmarkt. This is a charming hotel, boasting a wealth of traditional character, which reflects its enviable location. When...

Five Star Times Bar reviews
Times Bar, Times Bar

The Times Bar can be found located inside the Savoy Hotel in Berlin. The Times Bar truly is an iconic establishment, adorned with a wealth of history and charm. The bar itself has held on to its original décor, making this...

Five Star Grace Bar reviews
Grace Bar, Grace Bar

The Grace Bar can be found located inside the trendy Zoo Hotel in Berlin. This bar is actually one of my personal favourites, being beautifully designed and offering various different seating areas along with a small outdoor...

Four Star La Banca reviews
La Banca, La Banca

La Banca is located inside Rocco Forte’s Hotel de Rome, Berlin. La Banca is a casual restaurant serving authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant offers a large open plan dining space along with a small and intimate terrace,...

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Seven Sins
Seven Sins
We put the spotlight on the industry's most recognisable faces in our new interview segment "Seven Sins". If you want to know what inspires the industry's movers and shakers or what your favourite food loving celebrity likes to indulge in then you'll find it in their Seven Sins.
Simon Rogan
Simon Rogan Seven Sins
Over the past 25 years Simon has developed his distinctive and inventive...
Simon Rogan
Fred Sirieix
GM of Galvin at Windows
Fred Sirieix Seven Sins
Fred is an acclaimed International Consultant in the customer services...
Fred Sirieix
Tim Stamp
Head Chef, Ye Olde Bell
Tim Stamp Seven Sins
Tim Stamp is Head Chef at Ye Olde Bell Hotel and Spa, located in the village...
Tim Stamp
Anna Tobias
Chef, currently considering my...
Anna Tobias Seven Sins
I started my cooking career under the tutelage of Jeremy Lee (now of Quo...
Anna Tobias
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